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Forum: Article Discussion 26th Mar 2014, 14:06
Replies: 19
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Posted By azazel1024
I am sure this has some uses that a NUC...

I am sure this has some uses that a NUC couldn't...but this appears to be about $20 more than a NUC and the only thing it includes over it is RAM and storage...at less processing power (compared to a...
Forum: Article Discussion 24th Mar 2014, 15:28
Replies: 30
Views: 919
Posted By azazel1024
Indeed, looks like a typo. Yup, the...

Indeed, looks like a typo.




Yup, the Sherman has been reskinned I think. Just got to grind my way through the glass skyscraper that is the M3 Lee. :wallbash:[/QUOTE]

You too, huh? I got up...
Forum: Article Discussion 7th Mar 2014, 15:56
Replies: 67
Views: 1,878
Posted By azazel1024
16Mbps is plenty for 1080p. Using Netflix's own...

16Mbps is plenty for 1080p. Using Netflix's own figures (https://help.netflix.com/en/node/306) as a guide, 5Mbps will get you heavily-compressed 1080p, 7Mbps will get you less-compressed 1080p, and...
Forum: Article Discussion 7th Mar 2014, 15:30
Replies: 67
Views: 1,878
Posted By azazel1024
its all on the way, its early days but mastered...

its all on the way, its early days but mastered in 4k discs are incoming and even the likes of Netflix are to be streaming 4k.

don't mind scaling so long as its good, in fact what ever 4k screen I...
Forum: Article Discussion 4th Mar 2014, 16:43
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By azazel1024
I'm not sure that's how the whole...

I'm not sure that's how the whole capitalism/philanthropy thing works. It would just reduce the US national debt by 0.6%.

$12,312,000,000,000 minus $76,000,000,000 is still £12,236,000,000,000.
...
Forum: Article Discussion 21st Feb 2014, 16:05
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By azazel1024
Have you had your eyes closed the last year?...

Have you had your eyes closed the last year? Intel came out with Bay Trail, its actually very good (I have a Bay Trail tablet, Asus T100. As well as an i5 3317u ultrabook and an i5 3570 desktop. Also...
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Feb 2014, 14:16
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By azazel1024
I am hoping the A17 is a bit more promising than...

I am hoping the A17 is a bit more promising than the A15.

The A15 just doesn't seem to have the performance per watt ratio that works well, at least for phones. It might be higher performance than...
Forum: Article Discussion 10th Feb 2014, 16:31
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By azazel1024
I am waiting for this to be extended to their...

I am waiting for this to be extended to their consumer line.

Oh, and drivers. Just waiting on drivers also to be stuck behind a warranty pay wall (unless of course that is what they mean about...
Forum: Article Discussion 3rd Feb 2014, 16:33
Replies: 50
Views: 1,354
Posted By azazel1024
Lightroom, photoshop, handbrake. All applications...

Lightroom, photoshop, handbrake. All applications I use often.

I am sure there are plenty of people who use some kind of image editing software on a resonably frequent basis, even if it is mostly...
Forum: Article Discussion 31st Jan 2014, 16:09
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By azazel1024
Grrrr. Not mad at the uber high price, mad that...

Grrrr. Not mad at the uber high price, mad that these are still stinking 1TB per platter designs. It does make me wonder though, if they have 1, 2, 3 and 4 platter designs and are looking at a 6...
Forum: Article Discussion 30th Jan 2014, 22:49
Replies: 50
Views: 1,354
Posted By azazel1024
Yes, the price difference isn't a whole heck of a...

Yes, the price difference isn't a whole heck of a lot, but it still inches you closer to a GPU with better performance, and better CPU performance to boot going with the Intel.

Also looking at...
Forum: Article Discussion 30th Jan 2014, 16:22
Replies: 50
Views: 1,354
Posted By azazel1024
And I think that is part of the problem. The...

And I think that is part of the problem. The price isn't THAT much more to go from DDR3-1600 2x4GB to DDR3-2400 2x4GB, but it is another $15+. Considering the much lower price of an Intel core i3...
Forum: Article Discussion 27th Jan 2014, 18:28
Replies: 53
Views: 1,700
Posted By azazel1024
Closing lid usually defaults to sleep, what if I...

Closing lid usually defaults to sleep, what if I want to hibernate/shutdown/reboot or keep laptop running? Same thing with power button.



And how do you switch off W8 using only a keyboard...
Forum: Article Discussion 14th Jan 2014, 15:39
Replies: 150
Views: 3,662
Posted By azazel1024
Those usage scenarios could benefit from Kaveri,...

Those usage scenarios could benefit from Kaveri, the problem is that there just aren't the applications available right now that can take full advantage of its architecture.[/QUOTE]

The problem is...
Forum: Article Discussion 14th Jan 2014, 15:31
Replies: 150
Views: 3,662
Posted By azazel1024
Actually I am relatively impressed by the...

Actually I am relatively impressed by the improvement. It still lags horribly in CPU performance to Intel's offerings, exmplified by the fact that Core i3 Ivy bridge parts can eat Kaveri's lunch in...
Forum: Article Discussion 7th Jan 2014, 16:50
Replies: 67
Views: 2,509
Posted By azazel1024
Lets not for get power consumption. I don't know...

Lets not for get power consumption. I don't know what idle is, but that Intel i5-4670k is 84w versus 95w for the AMD Kaveri. Lets not include the fact that the Haswell processors have been shown to...
Forum: Article Discussion 20th Dec 2013, 15:02
Replies: 17
Views: 1,416
Posted By azazel1024
Its possible. It could also be that HP decided...

Its possible. It could also be that HP decided that the Atoms were good enough performance per watt and over all tdp combined with allowing x86 code execution and higher RAM amounts.

At least from...
Forum: Article Discussion 19th Dec 2013, 15:28
Replies: 20
Views: 972
Posted By azazel1024
A signed floppy of DOS 1.0

A signed floppy of DOS 1.0
Forum: Article Discussion 18th Dec 2013, 14:41
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By azazel1024
A key point here is that for networking gear and...

A key point here is that for networking gear and servers, this isn't simply an improvement in possible bandwidth/through put, this is a reduction in latency, which is a good thing.

I can also see...
Forum: Article Discussion 26th Nov 2013, 15:33
Replies: 20
Views: 1,669
Posted By azazel1024
Hmmm, looking at some prelim reviews, it looks...

Hmmm, looking at some prelim reviews, it looks like the driver/firmware is a little bugged. Concurrent hits to the HDD and SSD apparently caused at least one hardlock that required a reboot and I...
Forum: Article Discussion 26th Nov 2013, 14:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By azazel1024
That's ultimately the truth about RAM, isn't it?...

That's ultimately the truth about RAM, isn't it? Gaming wise, you'll probably get at most 1%* extra performance when the RAM speed goes beyond 1600MHz.

*Personal estimate.[/QUOTE]

It seems to...
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Nov 2013, 15:56
Replies: 20
Views: 1,669
Posted By azazel1024
If they made options of 1) 60GB SSD and...

If they made options of

1) 60GB SSD and 320GB HDD in a 7mm height package
2) 120GB SSD and 320GB HDD in a 7mm height package
3) 60GB SSD and 640GB HDD in a 7mm height
4) 120GB SSD and 640GB HDD...
Forum: Article Discussion 18th Nov 2013, 15:32
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By azazel1024
Once anyone other than Intel uses SDP, that's...

Once anyone other than Intel uses SDP, that's when I'll start to care.[/QUOTE]

AMD is now using SDP, apparently.
Forum: Article Discussion 15th Nov 2013, 14:57
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By azazel1024
I think you mean it offers a 39% improvement. ...

I think you mean it offers a 39% improvement.

0% improvement means it's no better.
100% improvement means it's twice as good.
139% means it's 2.39 times as good.[/QUOTE]

Nope, 139% is what...
Forum: Article Discussion 14th Nov 2013, 19:58
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By azazel1024
I would be very interested to see the actual chip...

I would be very interested to see the actual chip power consumption and performance. It seems like some of the numbers AMD is comparing is SDP to older chips TDP (For example, Kabini is a 25w TDP...
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